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October 29, 2018

EU Regulation n. 2018/1565 - Feed additive: authorized endo-1,4-beta-mannanase preparation in feed intended for certain types of animals

The European Commission, with EU Regulation of 17 October 2018 n. 1565 authorized the use of the endo-1,4-beta-mannanase preparation in feed intended for chickens for fattening, pullets raised for the production of eggs, minor poultry species excluding flying poultry, turkeys for fattening, turkeys reared for breeding, to weaned piglets, pigs for fattening and minor swine species.

The Regulation in question enters into force on 8 November 2018.

Provisions envisaged by EU Regulation no. 2018/1565

In view of the fact that:

  • an application for authorization has been submitted for the endo-1,4-beta-mannanasi preparation, in accordance with the legislation governing additives for animal feed, for feed for chickens for fattening, for pullets raised for the production of eggs, to minor poultry species excluding poultry flock species, to turkeys for fattening, to turkeys reared for breeding, to weaned piglets, pigs for fattening and minor swine species;
  • The European Food Safety Authority has concluded that there are no harmful effects on animal health, human health or the environment in the proposed conditions of use;

until 8 November 2028 the European Commission authorized the use of the endo-1,4-beta-mannanasi preparation in feed intended for chickens for fattening, for pullets raised for the production of eggs, for minor poultry species excluding poultry species, to turkeys for fattening, to turkeys reared for breeding, to weaned piglets, to fattening pigs and to minor swine species, according to the conditions laid down therein, classifying it in the zootechnical additives category and in the digesting functional group.